Bright, colorful eye makeup is a tough nut to crack. While the hues look dreamy in their packaging (and when applied by pros for the red carpet), trying them out on your own face can quickly go from rad to bad. After all, bright shades have their time and place — too much neon can make you look like you got lost on your way to the rave. But, there's a gorgeous, wearable way to sport these shades that won't raise any eyebrows — and it's easy to do. We prove just that on Candace in our newest video series Macro Makeovers. Here, we show you the easiest ways to upgrade your look — and we'll be getting up close and personal with each step. With Candace's warm eyes, she was the perfect contender for a killer punch of violet. First, we gave her a daytime-appropriate shimmery-purple smoky eye. Then, to punch it up for nighttime, we added a swipe of violet to the inner corners of her eyes. Both looks are gorgeous in their own right, and we love how easy it is to incorporate that once-scary pop of color. Feeling inspired? Watch the video above for the (ridiculously easy) step-by-step. Don't be afraid to go bright!
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